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Sourcing Contracts Specialist

Sourcing Contracts Specialist

This is a long-term contract position in West Houston. This position provides Supply Chain support to Corp. Digital & Information Technology (D&IT)organization, for software licensing, IT hardware, IT/OT security, networking & telecom, professional/consulting services and/or managed service programs. You will proactively support a specific D&IT capability stream, managing your client’s respective projects, suppliers, and contracts.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively manages Corp. D&IT suppliers and contracts
  • Efficiently responds to D&IT client requests
  • Conducts key supplier analysis and/or market analysis and raises concerns / opportunities with
  • &IT clients and/or Supply Chain management
  • Manage all aspects D&IT contracts portfolio, ensuring alignment with client’s requirements, such as annual renewals, contract renegotiations, license optimization & compliance, service level agreements and post-award contract management plans
  • Identifies unique sourcing strategies
  • Negotiates solid contractual and commercial terms and conditions
  • Maintain contracts portfolio and conducts all sourcing events
  • Engages with Legal and respective Core-Clause owners to deliver favorable contractual terms & conditions

Critical Skills:

  • Strategic Sourcing and Contracts/Category Management expertise
  • Technical Sourcing & Contracting competencies in:
  • Hardware, networking, on-prem software, Cloud / SaaS (Software as a Service), including PaaS /
  • aaS (Platform / Infrastructure as a Service)
  • Lean-agile contracting methodologies, as it relates to software implementation and the solution integrators
  • Large, complex IT software contracts
  • Migrating internal IT support to Manage Service Providers (MSPs)
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Business, Engineering, other related field, or foreign equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in Information Technology and/or Supply Chain
  • Intermediate proficiency with Contract Management / R2P Systems (i.e. SMART, SAP, etc.) and complete Microsoft Office 365 suite (including Power BI)

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